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Just Auto (free registration req'd) says that Volkswagen UK has sold out of Bluemotion vehicles for 2007. VW delivered only 300 of these cleaner "conventional" (i.e., non-hybrid) VWs to the UK since they went on sale in October. Thus far, only the Polo is available in a Bluemotion version in the UK, but more models will be coming in the next six months. The Polo Bluemotion's low number of CO2 grams emitted per kilometer driven, 99, is a big plus in the UK, where the car is exempt from the road t

15 million anything is a lot, but when it comes to cars, it feels like an even bigger number. Thus, Volkswagen is celebrating the production of the 15 millionth Passat today at its Emden plant in Germany. In a green/charitable touch, VW donated the car, a silver Passat Variant BlueMotion 1.9 TDI with 77 kW (105 HP), to the DKMS (German Bone Marrow Donor Center).

Here's an announcement that combines two green car strategies in a sensible and beneficial way: clean diesel cars used by many people through car sharing. Awesome.